Beechwood \ Don Valley: Tuesday, October 4, 2016

 

17 degrees and cloudy at the start.
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Bird Highlight: Great Blue Heron
Great Blue Heron

Great Blue Heron

Botany Highlight: Tansy

Tansy (Tanacetum vulgare)

Tansy (Tanacetum vulgare)

Species list:  great blue heron, mallard, wood duck, sharp-shinned hawk, red-tailed hawk, ring-billed gull, mourning dove, northern flicker, hairy woodpecker, downy woodpecker, blue jay, black-capped chickadee, white-breasted nuthatch,  American robin, cedar waxwing, house sparrow, northern cardinal, American goldfinch, white-crowned sparrow, white-throated sparrow, song sparrow. (21 species)

Common Burdock (Arctium minus)

Common Burdock (Arctium minus)

White Campion (Silene latifolia)

White Campion (Silene latifolia)

Poison Ivy (Toxicodendron rydbergii)

Poison Ivy (Toxicodendron rydbergii)

Virginia Creeper (Parthenocissus inserta)

Virginia Creeper (Parthenocissus inserta)

Black-eyed Susan (Rudbeckia hirta)

Black-eyed Susan (Rudbeckia hirta)

Basswood (Tilia americana)

Basswood (Tilia americana)

Viper's Bugloss (Echium vulgare)

Viper’s Bugloss (Echium vulgare)

Evening Primrose (Oenothera pilosella)

Evening Primrose (Oenothera pilosella)

Miles Hearn

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